Abies Nebrodensis - Version 2014.3. Thomas, P. In The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, pages 30478/0+.
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[Excerpt] There are 24 mature trees in the current population. This very small population size means that it still meets the criteria for listing as Critically Endanger under Criterion D. [::Common Name(s)] [::]English - Sicilian Fir [::Range Description] Despite its scientific name, the Sicilian Fir (Abies nebrodensis) does not grow in the Nebrodi Mountains but is presently limited to the steep, dry slopes\textasciitilde between Vallone Madonna degli Angeli, Monte Staircase, Monte dei Pini and Rosskopf, in the territory of the Municipality of Polizzi Generosa in the Madonie Mountains in the north-central part of Sicily. [::Countries] Native:Italy (Sicilia) [::Population] The Madonie Mountains, rising to 1,979 m, were once covered by A. nebrodensis. By 1900, the species was considered extinct, due to extensive logging and erosion, but was rediscovered in 1957. The current population consists of 24 mature trees. [::Habitat and Ecology] The species grows at around 1,500 m altitude on limestone soil. [::Major Threat(s)] The principal threat facing this species is the small population size. It will continue to be dependent on on-going conservation measures, especially fire suppression and habitat improvement.
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  title = {Abies Nebrodensis - {{Version}} 2014.3},
  booktitle = {The {{IUCN Red List}} of {{Threatened Species}}},
  author = {Thomas, P.},
  date = {2013},
  pages = {30478/0+},
  url = {http://mfkp.org/INRMM/article/13496233___to-archive},
  abstract = {[Excerpt] There are 24 mature trees in the current population. This very small population size means that it still meets the criteria for listing as Critically Endanger under Criterion D.

[::Common Name(s)] [::]English - Sicilian Fir

[::Range Description] Despite its scientific name, the Sicilian Fir (Abies nebrodensis) does not grow in the Nebrodi Mountains but is presently limited to the steep, dry slopes\textasciitilde{} between Vallone Madonna degli Angeli, Monte Staircase, Monte dei Pini and Rosskopf, in the territory of the Municipality of Polizzi Generosa in the Madonie Mountains in the north-central part of Sicily.

[::Countries] Native:Italy (Sicilia)

[::Population]  The Madonie Mountains, rising to 1,979 m, were once covered by A. nebrodensis. By 1900, the species was considered extinct, due to extensive logging and erosion, but was rediscovered in 1957. The current population consists of 24 mature trees.

[::Habitat and Ecology]  The species grows at around 1,500 m altitude on limestone soil.

[::Major Threat(s)]  The principal threat facing this species is the small population size. It will continue to be dependent on on-going conservation measures, especially fire suppression and habitat improvement.},
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